New Iran sanctions simply don’t add up

By M.K. BHADRAKUMAR, ASIA TIMES The new legislation by the venerable lawmakers in the United States, imposing sanctions against Iran (along with Russia and North Korea), has an air of...

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We Can’t, Because . . . In his article “Praying for the Soldiers” (August 15), Rabbi Hoffman highlights, perhaps inadvertently, the chasm that exists between the chareidi and dati leumi...

The Two Faces Of Facebook

By Larry Gordon Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and CEO of  Facebook, is indignant about the suggestion that his company’s newsfeed editors are skewing the news, editing out right-wing-oriented political posts,...

Novak: Dems’ Mistakes Are Driving Labor Rank and File to Trump

For many Americans who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, the last 17 months have been something of a relief. The fact is, a crucial segment of his voters backed...

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The Rubashkin Case In Perspective Dear Editor, Having written previously about the plights of Sholom Rubashkin and Jonathan Pollard, and in light of the comments by the editor, herein, last week about...

letters to THE EDITOR

Keeping It Legal Dear Editor, Regarding Rabbi Yair Hoffman’s article “You Stole My Housekeeper!” (January 16): When discussing the halachic implications of such an act, the halachic implications of committing the...

Letters To The Editor

Cedarhurst’s Future Past Dear Editor, In regard to last week’s Heard in the Bagel Store column (“Global Locals,” March 4), one reading both that column and the previous week’s column can...

Islamic Terrorists Bomb Egyptian-Gaza Border Base

Islamic terrorists destroyed part of an Egyptian security building at Rafiah Saturday night, challenging Cairo’s control over the Sinai after the ceasefire with Israel. No one was injured in...

Thank You, Luther

Last week was his last day on the job. It was only a few weeks ago that he told me he has had enough and that he simply cannot...

Building A Political Wall Around The Torah

By Jake Novak To be truly wise, a person first needs to know what he doesn’t know. But that would probably make Facebook really boring! Sorry Mark Zuckerberg, but we could all...

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